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Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
to take on is proposition 8, the california ballot initiative adding a state constitutional amendment in 2008 that said only marriage between a man or woman is valid or recognized in california. it overturned a court ruling that said same-sex couples have a right to marry. the cases are likely to be heard in march and decided some time in june. randi? >> joe johns, thank you very much. >>> so, the decisions handed down next year but as jeffrey toobin told anderson cooper just the fact that they'll hear the cases is a landmark move. >> in 1967 was also the decision that said interracial marriage could not be banned by states. today that looks like, can you imagine a state that would ban interracial marriage. but 19 states still had that law in 1967. this gay right supporters have said this is the loving versus virginia of gay rights. we'll see. i don't know what the outcome will be. the fact that they took both these cases suggests they're really ready to engage with the issue. >> much more on the supreme court's decision throughout the morning. >>> and to politics now. he served his s
Dec 30, 2012 3:00am PST
'll be charged with felony interference with custody. >>> a tragic scene in california where three people were killed in a small plane crash near san diego. faa official says the plane crashed under unknown circumstances. it was heading to phoenix. an investigation is under way. >>> to massachusetts now, where a snowstorm is pounding the state. boston could see up to eight inches of snow today. the city's mayor has already declared a snow already. a top priority there is getting the roads cleared for public safety. freezing temperatures are in the forecast there for this week. >>> their neighbors to the south in rhode island, also breaking out the shovels this morning. look at this video. about a foot of snow has already fallen in some parts of the state. >>> it's the site of the worst oil spill in u.s. history. now, more than two years later we're getting an upclose look at the wreckage. there had been reports of a recurring oil sheen in the area, but the coast guard says no leaking oil was found. it was closed and cemented in september of 2010. >>> overseas now where syria is bracing for eve
Dec 23, 2012 4:00am PST
's department in california tried to apologize for pepper spraying a man with down syndrome by offering his family a turkey. the family said the sheriff deputy used his pepper spray on 21-year-old antonio martinez. he was walking down the street and didn't respond to the deputy's commands and then the tep deputy hit him with his baton. the sheriff department captain later apologized to the fwamaam and said the department made a mistake. i talked to the man and his sister and she explained why the family is going to push ahead with a lawsuit. >> if they did it to him, they're going to end up doing it to any guy or any girl they see on the street and they say they look suspicious. that's what they said, he looked suspicious and that's why they proceeded to stop him and he, he didn't do anything wrong. he was just walking from our house to the bakery. and he was just going to work. >> we did get a statement from the san diego county sheriff department and it said that the deputy used the pepper spray to prevent possible escape and then explained the use of force saying in part an attempt to tr
Dec 8, 2012 4:00am PST
120,000 legally married same-sex couples in the u.s. the second is california's proposition 8. that made same-sex marriage illegal in the state. a decision on these cases is expected next year. >>> is this the end of gangnum style mania? korean pop star psy which is the most watched video in youtube history is apologizing for an anti-american lyrics that aired in 2004. made its way around online. it included lyrics calling for the deaths of american troops serving in iraq. in his apology he said his performance was emotionally charged and, "while i'm grateful for the freedom to express one self, i learn there is some limits to what language is appropriate and i'm deeply sorry for how these lyrics will be interpreted. i will forever be sorry for any pain i have caused by those words." >>> we've got much more ahead this hour. here's a look at what's coming up. >>> it was the picture that spark eed outrage. what the photographer that snapped that disturbing subway photo told cnn about that moment. >> all of those who argued for nonintervention because of the things that might hap
Dec 1, 2012 4:00am PST
will be banned in california for anyone under the age of 18. and now in new jersey four gay men have filed a lawsuit against jews offering new alternative for healing. they claim that it falsely promised cures and used tactics that sound less like therapy and more like mental torture. same-sex cuddling and beating mother effgy and visits to bath houses. joseph nikolosi whose therapy ended traumatically for one young man i had the chance to interview. take a look. all right. we'll have that for you in just a moment. >>> meanwhile, three hours from now, i'm going to talk to a plaintiff from this week's gay conversion lawsuit and you really won't believe some of the things that he alleges the therapists made him do. >>> aids activists making news and this naked protest at the office of one of congress' top leaders. one of the naked seven explains what inspired the group, next. s? join the counter revolution and switch to olay pro-x. get cleansing results as effective as a $200 system. guaranteed or your money back. olay pro-x. prego?! but i've bought ragu for years. [ thinking ] wonder what o
Dec 22, 2012 3:00am PST
. california went full speed ahead after a shooting in elementary school in stockton in 1989. they banned the manufacturer, transport, import, or sale of assault weapons, also now bans sales to felons and drug addicts and requires safety training, a ten-day waiting period and outlaws those high-capacity magazines that hold more than ten bullets. other states also limit who can own guns and guns that can be carried with or without a permit. how prevalent are they really? well, there are around 270 million guns in this country that are privately owned. about 32% of households have guns according to a study by the university of chicago's national opinion research center. but again, we're talking about the shooting at sandy hook elementary school. it's not the pistols, it's the assault weapons, the ones that shoot 50 to 100 bullets in just seconds. the nra was quiet in the wake of the shooting. but yesterday they ended their silence by placing blame. >> our nation's refusal to create an active national data base of the mentally ill. vicious, violent video games with names like "bullet storm,"
Dec 2, 2012 3:00am PST
kids in anaheim, california. it's work he was honored for last year as a top ten cnn hero. >> it was the most amazing moment in my life. after the cnn show, a lot of people call me. what can we do for you? >> but it was broou muno who wa to do more to help families living in area motels. >> when i send the kids back to the motel, i always had a very sad moment because i know where they go back. >> you guys can all share those markers. sit here and color. >> it's a hard life to escape. just ask the gutierrez family, who lived in a motel with their five children for more than a year. >> this is our living room/bedroom. me and my husband sleep here. the rest of them sleep sardine style on this bed. >> he got laid off. i started work just a month ago. it's really hard for us to save up to get into an actual home. >> i say, let's pay the first and last month. >> by providing rent and a deposit, bruno helps had fami s believe the motel life behind. working with a local nonprofit, 22 family have gotten a fresh start of their own. >> the kids run around, exploerd, found their room
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